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Feb 17, 2013 10:00am PST
concern if they ever lost their eyesight. joining us is joshua miele from the smith kettlewell eye research. he has been living with vision loss most of his life. you have been teaching me a lot. i can't wait to share this with people. please explain how you lost your vision? >> i was born with sight but i got burned very early in life and i found through my entire life, grade school, high school, college, graduate school as a blind person and i am a blind scientist working, as you said the smith kettlewell eye research institute. basically i have devoted my research and career identifying better ways for blind people to get access to the information they need in order to be highly functioning contributing members of society just like anybody else. >> cheryl: you are a living example of that. we have great things we want to show people. you talked about developing the tools people need. there are so many obstacles that visually impaired people face in the workplace? >> sure. everybody faces obstacles, blind people don't have a lock on that, but we do have certain things that are in
Feb 14, 2013 7:00am PST
controversy, when an unkemped hannah, has a multiday affair with joshua, an older, wealthy, handsome doctor. >> you are very beautiful. >> reporter: but this morning, these mismatched mates on tv, have opened up a real-life debate online. with critics saying, he's out of her league. and calling the tryst between such different-looking and acting characters, implausible. even uncomfortable. while others say, it was charming, even evocative. why are people up in arms? >> it's unkind. bup it's human nature. >> reporter: social psychologists have long-documented our human tendency to pair off with like attractiveness. when a supermodel is paired with a less-than-supermodel, it sends shock waves. and folks assume the mismatch is made up by money, power or social status. >> it's not just physical. their need is being filled by this person. >> our thanks to juju chang. i did a story on this for "20/20" with real couples who are married. and people come up to them on the street and comment on the asymmetry of the relationship. >> causing a debate. >> it sure is. let's go outside to josh. >>> good m
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